This Royal Nintendo Wii Made For Queen Elizabeth Costs US$300,000
The console has gone on eBay and is said to be in fully working condition
For all the gaming aficionados and console collectors, something interesting just hit the market. Yeah, a royal Nintendo Wii, specifically made for Queen Elizabeth. The console features 24 Karat electroplated gold and hence looks like what a royal console must look like.
Now, the console has gone on eBay and is said to be in fully working condition. The commissioning of this Nintendo Wii as part of a marketing stunt that THQ did to promote their Big Family Games title.
The Nintendo Wii console weighs only 5.2 lbs and can display all games at a resolution of 480 pixels. Furthermore, the console also supports an internet connection, which means that you can use it for both browsing and gaming.
Donnie Fillerup, the seller of the console mentions that the device has some bottom wear. According to him, this device might have been used by her majesty, Queen Elizabeth herself. He runs a popular YouTube channel called “People Make Games”.
In 2019, he gained a lot of attention after investigating the fate of the queen’s infamous Nintendo Wii. He mentioned that he had bought the console in 2017. However, now that Fillerup plans to purchase a new house, he has decided to sell the console to arrange some funds.
Well, one cannot say for sure whether Queen Elizabeth has herself ever played a game on this console. According to THQ, this royal Nintendo Wii was delivered to Buckingham Palace directly in 2009. Though, based on the reports, the Queen had once joined Prince William and Catherine in a Wii bowling round.
In the listing, Fillerup has mentioned that he will give the shipping contract to a specialized company to ensure that the console reaches the person who buys it. Though, the price of this Nintendo Wii is not a normal one. Donnie has listed it at a whopping figure of US$300,000.
The 24k Gold Nintendo Wii of Queen Elizabeth
The price may be justified since this console was specifically designed for Queen Elizabeth. Though, one cannot certainly say whether Queen Elizabeth used the console often. Maybe, or maybe not. Yet the value remains due to its ties with the royal family.
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